Cecil Lytle and Betty McManus recently visited Weimar and Budapest to interview experts and delve deeper into the life and work of Franz Liszt. Follow along with their travels below.
Cecil Lytle arriving by train in Weimar, Germany to interview Dr. Detlef Altenburg.
An interview with Dr. Detlef Altenburg in his apartment at the Altenburg Castle. Franz Liszt lived in the castle from 1848 to 1861.
Lorant Leel-Ossy setting up lighting for the interview with Maria Eckhardt in the Franz Liszt Museum in Budapest.
Maria Eckhardt showing Cecil Lytle a newly discovered score of an oratorio by Franz Liszt (in the Franz Liszt Museum, Budapest, Hungary).
Dr. Csorba Laszlo being interviewed (in Hungarian) by David Zsoldos, Director of Fidelio Media in Hungary. By the way, David Zsoldos has strong UC ties. He was an exchange student at UC Santa Barbara.
Cecil Lytle seated at one of Franz Liszt’s pianos (a Chickering that was a gift to the Maestro in the 1880s) interviewing Dr. Zsusanna Domokos inside the Liszt Museum in Budapest.
Lorant setting up for the second part of the Domokos interview inside Liszt’s apartment at the Liszt Museum.